Appetizer Recipes

Appetizer recipes are where it’s at! My collection of easy appetizers will satisfy your hunger cravings. You’ll find everything from cold appetizers like Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches and Brady Infused Mini Cheese Balls to hot appetizers such as Chicken Meatballs with Apricot Bourbon Glaze and Mini Corn Dogs . I’ve also got you covered with amazing dip recipes such as cheesy, gooey Mississippi Sin Dip or everyone’s fave — Homemade Guacamole.

baked southern tomato pie on a dark wooden table with fresh tomatoes, plates and forks to the side

Southern Tomato Pie

Southern tomato pie, with flaky buttermilk crust, thinly sliced tomatoes, fresh herbs and cheese, is perfect as an entrée or appetizer. Do you prefer thin crust or thick crust pizza? I am of the school of thought that when it comes to pizza, the crust is the best part.  None […]

blue platter of squash puppies with a red and white checked napkin, iced tea, bowl of sauce and serving plate with one squash puppy to the side

Fried Squash Puppies

Fried squash puppies are an excellent way to use a bounty of yellow summer squash. Grated crooked neck squash is grated, then combined with cornmeal, green onions, egg and milk, then fried to a golden brown. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate […]

tray of baked crab cakes with condiments and two glasses of white wine to the side

Baked Crab Cakes

Love crab cakes, but don’t love the mess of frying? Give these oven baked crab cakes a try! Authentic flavor without the mess. Crab cakes are one of my guilty pleasure. I love ordering them in a restaurant. But I don’t often cook them at home. I hate frying — […]

two gray plates with oysters on toast sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, sliced green onions, glasses of white wine, a hand spooning an oyster onto a piece of bread

Oven Baked Oysters

Oven baked oysters are topped with a buttery mixture of garlic, herbs, and white wine and sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Several years ago, The Husband and I made a road trip to Louisiana to visit friends. They took us out to a seafood restaurant that was known for […]

fried boudin balls in a black serving bowl with one broken open to show the inside

Boudin Balls

Boudin balls are a delicious Southern treat! Boudin sausage is rolled into meatballs, coated in Panko breadcrumbs and fried until golden brown. Serve with Comeback or Remoulade sauce for dipping. While preparing this post, I found this quote on the Southern Foodways Alliance website that sums up the mystery that is […]